mwh21 at cam.ac.uk
Thu Dec 14 16:06:29 CET 2000
Robin Becker <robin at jessikat.fsnet.co.uk> writes:
> Can somebody explain why strip behaves differently with and without an
> with the default whitespace arg [...] a run of whitespace is
> [...] treated as a single character.
This is usually what I want, at least, eg:
>>> 'a bunch of words. and stuff'.split()
['a', 'bunch', 'of', 'words.', 'and', 'stuff']
This has always been true as far as I know.
In short, just business as usual in the wacky world of floating
point <wink>. -- Tim Peters, comp.lang.python
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